Man Dies in Springfield area Crash

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News Release:12/172/0022/LHC(6)
June 20, 2012

Man Dies in Springfield area Crash

            Franconia Police District – A 24-year-old Woodbridge man died following a crash around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19.

            Paul Wickwire was driving his 1998 Ford Explorer east on Leesville Boulevard near Hinton Street when he apparently lost control of the vehicle and ran off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a fire hydrant and rolled over. The driver was ejected and died at the scene of the crash.

            Detectives are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. Preliminarily, they believe speed may have been a contributing factor.

            Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


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